Further to the global launch, the first official copy of the report titled, ‘Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st Century’ – was presented to… Read more
Sri Lanka’s Human Development Index value for 2018 is 0.780— which puts the country in the high human development category—positioning it at 71 out of 189 countries and territories, according to the… Read more
The pilot project on “Promoting Sustainable Biomass Energy Production and Modern Bio-Energy Technologies” (Biomass Project Phase 1) was completed at the end of year 2018. This five-year project,… Read more
“I lost everything,” Pathmananthan Arulnanthi remembers.
It was a bad time to be broke. His family was far from home – having to flee Valalai where Arulnanthi was born, they had settled in Vavuniya… Read more
If you leave home for long enough, there is nothing left standing when you come back.
For these and a hundred other reasons, communities returning home after the conflict to Sri Lanka’s North and… Read more
The third edition of the Colombo Development Dialogues focused on ‘Refugees, Asylum-seekers and the 2030 Agenda’. The panel brought together a range of individuals from the government, private sector,… Read more
By now it’s evident that women are the demographic that’s almost always left out of development dialogues yet are always those who face the brunt of the effects of developmental problems. And in the… Read more
The past decade has seen the largest number of people forcibly displaced as a result of conflict, violence, or persecution since the Second World War. With most recent numbers reaching 68.5 million,… Read more